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Weekly Roundup Sept 14 – Sept 18 2015: 2015 GovCon Award Nominations Are In, No Deal for ULA & more

Weekly Roundup Sept 14 – Sept 18 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The list of this year’s Greater Washington Government Contractor Award finalists came out this week and the category of companies with more than $300 million in annual revenue …

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Wilson Jones to Succeed Charlie Szews as Oshkosh CEO; Richard Donnelly Comments

Wilson Jones, president and chief operating officer of Oshkosh Corp. (NYSE: OSK), has been appointed to succeed Charlie L. Szews as CEO in a transition scheduled to take effect Jan. 1, 2016. Szews will retire from Oshkosh on Dec. 31 and will be succeeded by Jones on the company’s board of directors, the …

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Weekly Roundup Aug 24 – Aug 28 2015: GovCon Index Mirrors US Markets’ Wild Ride & more

Weekly Roundup Aug 24 – Aug 28 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The world has been captivated over the last 10 days by the frenzied selloff in global stock markets then subsequent rebound over the past two days and government …

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Oshkosh to Refresh US Army’s Mine Resistant Vehicle Program; John Bryant Comments

An Oshkosh Corp. (NYSE: OSK) company has won a more than $77 million contract to reconfigure the U.S. Army’s mine resistant ambush protected vehicles in an effort to keep the fleet mission-ready. Oshkosh Defense LLC works to inspect the vehicle’s condition and configuration, complete the needed repairs and replacements, and install upgrade …

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Chris Yakes: Oshkosh Continues Unmanned Ground Vehicle Work with Navy

Oshkosh Corp.’s (NYSE: OSK) defense division will help the Office of Naval Research integrate counter-improvised explosive device technologies into an unmanned ground vehicle. Chris Yakes, vice president of advanced products engineering at Oshkosh, said Wednesday the company will continue to work with ONR to demonstrate the interoperability of the TerraMax …

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Carl Icahn Makes $3B Offer for Oshkosh

Activist investor Carl Icahn offered on Thursday to buy all outstanding shares of military truck manufacturer Oshkosh Corp. for $3 billion, or $32.50 per share, according to Bloomberg. Icahn, who is the company’s largest shareholder with a 9.45 percent stake, made an offer that is 21 percent higher than Oshkosh’s …

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